Upcoming Sneaker Releases

Pink Adidas NMD R1s (gif by Karl Martini)

Pink Adidas NMD R1s (gif by Karl Martini)

Jascha Molina, Staff Writer, Features Editor, and Designer

2019 is the beginning of a new year. Which means creations of unique sneakers are waiting to be released. So why not treat yourself (or a friend) with a fresh new pair of sneakers? Here are several types of upcoming sneakers that will soon be released early this year.

Sneaker #1:  Nike Air Max 98 “University Red”

Release Date: Coming soon

Retail Price: $160

Fairly similar to the Supreme x Air Max 98 pairs that dropped in 2016, this new coming colorway “University Red’ of the Air Max 98 features red leather accent overlays and a red rubber outsole. Additional unique details of this shoe include reflective areas located on the lace loops and heel tab. This sneaker will be released online at Nike.com and is currently available on the website Kixify.com

Sneaker  #2: Adidas NMD R1 “Colorblock”

Release Date: February 1, 2019

Retail Price: $130

The Adidas NMD is not only known for its popular look and style but for it’s excellent comfortability as well. Created with Boost Technology, the shoe provides outstandingly soft cushioning for wearers. Buyers can select from a variety of designs with the three upcoming colorways of black, purple, and grey. These sneakers will release on 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on Adidas.com.

Sneaker #3: Air Jordan 6 “Infrared”

Release date: February 16, 2019

Retail Price: $200

The Infrared 6’s, the sneakers Michael Jordan wore for his first NBA championship, will be released during All Star Weekend on February 16 at select Jordan Brand retailers. Being one of the most popular Air Jordan 6 colorways, this sneaker is recognized most for its color combination and the “Nike Air” lettering on the back of the shoe. These kicks will be released online at Nike.com and in shoe stores at the mall such as Footlocker, Shoe Palace, or Finishline.

For additional information on upcoming sneakers, check out the websites Sneakernews.com and Justfreshkicks.com.